Nursing


New! Airway Care: Tracheostomy Care, Tube Change, and Artificial Airway Cuff Management 27 min.

Emphasizing the importance of communicating effectively and providing emotional support, this program teaches nurses and other healthcare professionals how to maintain airway patency and prevent infection when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube. Describing the function of a tracheostomy tube, it explains how to clean and change the inner cannula, shows how to care for the stoma...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Alzheimer's Care 22 min.

Today, Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. This brain disease destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the most common form of dementia. There is currently no cure, but new treatments are on the horizon as a result of accelerating insight into the biology of the disease. Research has also shown that effective care and suppor...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Dementia Behavior Management 29 min.

This program teaches nurses and other healthcare workers to identify problem behaviors in long-term care settings and presents techniques for effectively intervening. It identifies reasons for disruptive behavior, including medical problems and stressors, and discusses sundowning and its symptoms. The program also considers what prompts a catastrophic reaction and lists six ways to defuse and de-e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Nurse Practitioners—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 17 min.

What is it like to be a Nurse Practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Management of the Diabetic Patient While Tube Feeding 58 min.

This program is designed for nurses, dietitians, students and allied health professionals. Presentations are made by a diabetes nurse specialist, diabetes clinical nurse specialist and a geriatric clinical nurse specialist covering all aspects of how to keep your patients’ blood glucose under control while delivering the nutrition he needs. Featured presentations include: enteral nutrition, compli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Nutrition in Critical Care Patients 56 min.

Designed for critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and allied health professionals, this video looks at nutrition assessment, parenteral nutrition support in the critically ill patient, and enteral nutrition support and features a detailed case study of the nutrition plan and care of a critically injured patient.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Administering Medications 79 min.

This series examines the procedures for administering medications to patients, looking at injections, oral medications, and topical, suppository, and inhalant medications. It also considers medication safety.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Administering Medications: Injections 25 min.

This program demonstrates and describes the safe administration of medication by injection: subcutaneous, intradermal, intramuscular, and into an intravenous injection port (parenteral medication administration). It identifies the landmarks used for injections, shows the use of the "Z-track" injection technique, and discusses the mandatory use of safer needle devices to prevent needlestick injurie...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Administering Medications: Medication Safety and Oral Medications 32 min.

This program examines general guidelines for the safe administration medications and demonstrates safe administration of oral medications. It describes the scope of medication errors, lists the"rights" of medication administration, and discusses safe medication practices that are part of the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Administering Medications: Topical, Suppository, and Inhalant Medications 25 min.

This program demonstrates safe techniques for the administration of topical medications, suppositories, and inhalants. It shows how to apply topical medications, suppository medications, eye and ear drops, and inhalant medications.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017